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Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story
 

Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story (Paperback, Main)

By DePrince, Michaela; DePrince, Elaine

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Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, the author witnesses atrocities that no child ever should. Her father is killed by rebels and her mother dies of famine. Sent to an orphanage, she is mistreated and she sees the brutal murder of her favourite teacher. This book tells her story ...

ISBN 9780571314478
Published 29 July 2015 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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Tuesdays with Morrie

Tuesdays with Morrie (Paperback)

By Albom, Mitch

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When Albom, a US sports columnist and author, discovers that his old college professor is dying, he learns some hard lessons about life.

ISBN 9780733609558
Published 1 June 1998 by Hachette
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I Woke Up in the Future

I Woke Up in the Future (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Aus/NZ ed)

By Jacobs, Naomi

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One woman's shocking true story of overnight amnesia.

ISBN 9781447282563
Published 1 May 2015 by Pan Macmillan
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The Sabotage Diaries: The True Story of a Daring Band of Allied Special Forces and Their Covert Operations in Nazi-Occupied Greece

The Sabotage Diaries: The True Story of a Daring Band of Allied Special Forces and Their Covert Operations in Nazi-Occupied Greece (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Barnes, Katherine

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Based on the wartime diaries of New Zealand soldier and saboteur Tom Barnes, this account of thrilling WWII wartime deeds deep behind enemy lines in Greece is based on fact but reads like fiction.

ISBN 9780732298791
Published 1 May 2015 by HarperCollins
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The Thieves of Threadneedle Street: The Victorian Fraudsters Who Almost Broke the Bank of England

The Thieves of Threadneedle Street: The Victorian Fraudsters Who Almost Broke the Bank of England (Hardback)

By Booth, Nicholas

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Late in 1873, London was gripped by the astonishing story emerging from the highest court in the land, where four American conmen were on trial for attempting the greatest financial scam the world had ever seen. Their leader, Austin Bidwell, had hatched a plan of devilish ingenui ...

ISBN 9780752493404
Published 1 April 2014 by Woodslane Pty Ltd
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Unsolved Australia

Unsolved Australia (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Ford, Justine

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Australia's most baffling unsolved homicides and missing persons' cases.

ISBN 9781743534366
Published 1 July 2015 by Pan Macmillan
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Twelve Years a Slave: A True Story

Twelve Years a Slave: A True Story (Paperback)

By Northup, Solomon

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The shocking first-hand account of one man's remarkable fight for freedom; now a major motion picture.

ISBN 9780007580422
Published 5 March 2014 by HarperCollins
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Series Collins Classics
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The Murders at White House Farm
 

The Murders at White House Farm (Hardback, Main Market Ed.)

By Lee, Carol Ann

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The definitive account of a crime that shocked the country and continues to fascinate today.

ISBN 9780283072215
Release Date 1 August 2015 by Pan Macmillan
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Girl in the Cellar: The Natascha Kampusch Story

Girl in the Cellar: The Natascha Kampusch Story (Paperback, New title)

By Hall, Allan; Leidig, Michael

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When Natascha made her bid for freedom on 23 August 2006 after eight years held captive in an Austrian suburban house, her story horrified and astonished the entire world. This book investigates one of the most notorious kidnapping cases of our times. It is written by two journal ...

ISBN 9780340936504
Published 1 August 2007 by Hodder & Stoughton
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In the Name of Love: And Other True Cases
 

In the Name of Love: And Other True Cases (Paperback)

By Rule, Ann

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In the Name of Love probes the case of Jerry Harris, a self-made millionaire whose disappearance spurred his wife's eight-year search for answers--along with other shocking cases. Photo insert. Featured in A Pocket Full of Crime mystery newsletter.

ISBN 9780671793562
Published 16 August 2004 by Simon & Schuster
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Series Ann Rule's Crime Files
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